Family name(s) STEPHENS, MORRIS
Given name(s) John
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 22
Trial date 16 March 1786
Trial place Dorchester, Dorset
Crimes Stealing clothing
Value of crimes 59 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Charlotte
Date left colony
Date of Death 1836(?)


Report from Dunkirk hulk was “tolerably decent and orderly”. Received 25 of 50 lashes on 14 February 1789 for repeated idleness. Stephens had a history of violent behaviour in the colony, receiving repeated convictions for assault.